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    32 Practical Products That’ll Help You Get Your Act Together

    Because useful things are great.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An elevated laptop stand that'll save you from slouching over your desk while you work (good posture is important, people!). It'll keep the bottom of your computer exposed, so it won't overheat, even during a long day of surfing and scrolling.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $37.13+. Also available in a darker colour.

    2. An anti-spill drink holder that'll save you from knocking your coffee onto your computer. It fits cups and mugs of all sizes, and has a micro-suction base that holds on tight, but won't leave behind residue on your table.

    The anti-spill drink holder on a coffee table with a mug inside of it
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available in white.

    3. A pack of makeup brush cleansing cloths that'll clean built-up product off your beauty tools in just a few swipes. Reviewers say they're an awesome, speedy solution between deep cleans and don't leave any residue behind.

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    Get a pack of 25 wipes on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    4. A hanging gift wrap organizer that'll keep your rolls and ribbons from taking over your desk this holiday season. It has long side compartments that'll fit full rolls of paper and smaller pockets down the middle for accents and accessories.

    A person hanging the gift wrap organizer in their closet
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    5. A trio of dual-ended dusting tools with brushes on one end and three-pronged microfibre forks on the other. From dusting your air vents to sweeping crumbs off your computer keyboard, this baby can do it all.

    A person using the tool to clean their air vents
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    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    6. A surge-protecting outlet bank that'll keep your electronics charged and your hydro bill low. This one has four rotatable outlets and two USB ports, so you can plug in your computers, TV, lights, and whatever else without twisting your cords to death.

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    It's a safer alternative than having extension cords running everywhere and will protect yourself and your electronics from voltage surges.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    7. A handy razor cap that'll save your shaving doodad from going rusty. It'll also protect your blade while you're traveling, so it won't nick anything in your toiletry bag.

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    It fits all standard size razors.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    8. This sweary tear-off planner pad, so you'll know exactly what you need to do and when you need to do it. It breaks down your priorities, schedule, health and fitness goals, achievements, water intake, and even has space for notes.

    The planner pad next to a pen
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.49.

    9. An ultra-slim Keurig machine that'll brew one perfect cup of coffee at a time, so you won't have to pour half a pot down the drain. Reviewers love that it doesn't take up a lot of counter space, which is essential if you have a small kitchen.

    The Keurig dripping coffee into a mug
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    Also consider grabbing a reusable K-Cup to be a bit more eco-friendly.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $78. Also available in blue.

    10. A 20-pack of Mason jar-shaped snack bags that'll keep your pantry staples and bulk snacks in order. They're smaller than actual jars, so they'll save you some serious space, too.

    Three Maso jar bags filled with lentils and beans
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    It comes with nine large bags, four medium bags, four small bags, and three tall bags.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.98. Also available in a larger pack.

    11. This oversized heating pad that'll help banish aches and built-up tension with its magical warming powers, saving you from hobbling around in pain. It's made of soft, plush material that makes it comfortable enough to wear on bare skin.

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    You can easily adjust the heat with the attached remote.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    12. A pack of reusable interdental brushes that have soft nylon bristles and are small enough to fit in your pocket. They're way more effective than traditional floss and are especially great if you have permanent retainers.

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    Flossing with permanent retainers is a difficult task, and these little doodads make the process so much easier. They easily slide under my wires and unstick pesky things (like popcorn kernels) super easily.

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $4.78. Available in five colours.

    13. A light-up mirror compact, so that you can check your brows and reapply your lipstick when you're on the go. One side is magnified, meaning you can use it for tweezing and hunting down blackheads, too.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99. Available in three colours and two magnification levels.

    14. A stove cleaning kit that'll make your cooktop look good as new in just a few minutes. Just apply the cream to your burners, wait a few minutes for it to sink in, and then scrub away the gunk with the spongey cleaning tool. For super stubborn messes, you can scrape off build up with the razor.

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    It comes with cleaning solution, a razor, and a scrubbing tool. I own this stuff and it works actual magic on stuck-on food and oil splatters. I've seriously never seen my burners look cleaner than they do after using this stuff, and I'm so happy it doesn't cost a fortune (but I'd buy it even if it did).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    15. A set of stick-on cord clips that'll save you from having to crawl under your desk every time your phone or computer battery hits low power. They're so small that they won't mess up the look of your desk, if you're concerned about aesthetics.

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    Get a set of ten on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    16. A genius water bottle that'll track how much you're drinking throughout the day, so you'll never be stuck wondering, "have I actually had enough H2O today?" A new dot appears on the lid every time the bottle is refilled, so you can easily monitor your progress.

    A person putting the cap back on their water bottle
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    It has a leakproof lid, so you won't have to worry about it spilling in your bag.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.66+. Available in five colours.

    17. A phone grip, if you're constantly dropping your device, but bulky phone sockets aren't your style. It'll lay flat on your phone and is large enough to fit all of your fingers through when you want a more secure grip.

    A person holding their phone with the elastic phone grip
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9. Avilable in 19 styles.

    18. A pair of genius beauty product spatulas that'll help you get every last bit of product out of your makeup containers. Gone are the days of throwing out half of your $72 holy grail foundation before it's even done.

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    "The regular spatula is great for medium to large-sized bottles like lotion, shampoo, or conditioner. It's long enough to get to the bottom of the containers and the end of the handle is on an angle so you have more control. The mini spatula is perfect for makeup bottles. I used it all the time when the pump on one of my serum bottles stopped working. I figure after using these spatulas for a few months, I've probably saved more than a few loonies and toonies on makeup and skincare. Plus, it's super satisfying to see how much product comes out. I knew there was more in there!" —Kaysey Davis

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.28. Available in three colours.

    19. A set of tie-free laces that'll transform your favourite pair of shoes into slip-ons. Now you can take out the trash without breaking down the backs of your runners (because obviously, you're too lazy to untie them).

    A person walking down stairs while wearing running shoes with tie-free shoelaces
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    Get them on Amazon Canada for $11.99. Available in 12 colours.

    20. Or an extra-long shoe horn that'll make sliding on your tighter shoes a breeze. Reviewers love that the faux leather handle keeps it from getting frosty when it's sitting by an entryway.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99. Also available in a pack of two.

    21. A pair of pantry organizers that'll keep your sauces, spices, and snacks from eating up a ton of cupboard space. They're transparent, so you'll be able to see exactly what's inside in a single glance.

    The two pantry organizers hanging on doors
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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $16.97.

    22. A set of ultra-soft microbfibre sheets that'll replace the ratty ones you're rocking with right now and keep your bed looking its best. They're available in a ton of different patterns and colours, so you're bound to find one that suits your style.

    The flat sheet and pillowcase on a bed
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    It includes a flat sheet, fitted sheet, and a pillowcase (you get two pillowcases if you order sheets for anything larger than a twin).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.01+. Available in 45 colours and sizes twin—California king.

    23. A mesh bra bag that'll save your delicates from getting mangled in the wash. It has a compartment for each cup to ensure that your lingerie won't get bashed around.

    A bra inside the mesh bag
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.

    24. A fluffy microfibre duster that'll trap all those pesky dirt particles, leaving your space cleaner than ever. If you've been sneezing up a storm thanks to all the gross stuff floating around your home, it may be time to invest in one of these.

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    I turned on the heating in my apartment for the first time this year (I hate that statement as much as you do) and was treated to the not-so-lovely smell of stale dust cooking in my vents. I knew I had to solve this problem before it got too cold, so I purchased this microfibre duster. It gets all up in the small nooks and crannies of my ventilation system and is great for wiping dust off my TV, too. To make things even better, when it gets super dirty, I can just slide the microfibre cloth off the handle and throw it in the washing machine.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    25. A 2-in-1 fabric shaver and lint roller that'll help remove pilled-up fabric and fuzz from your clothes. You can also use it on linens, like your fleece bedsheets, which is obviously a major win.

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    It comes with three interchangeable razor heads.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in five colours.

    26. A pack of sticky index tabs that you can use to bookmark important pages in your textbooks. They're slimmer than bulky divider sheets and have blank faces, so you can write little notes telling you what pages they'll lead you to.

    A notebook with sticky index tabs bookmarking several pages
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    Get a pack of 416 on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    27. A genius water guard that'll save you from splashing up a storm when you're doing dishes, so you'll never leave your sink soaked again. The bottom of the guard is one giant suction cup, so you won't need to make any renovations to install it.

    A person washing dishes with the plash guard attached to their sink
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99. Available in four colours.

    28. A loop-style keychain that'll fit around your wrist, so you'll never have to dig around your bottomless pit of a bag for your keys again. You can also use it to accessorize your ID badge, if your workplace requires one.

    A loop-style keychain with keys on it
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99. Available in 15 patterns and in a necklace style.

    29. A double-sided closet organizer for your socks and undies that'll clear up some drawer space. Reviewers say it's great for organizing jewelry, too, and love that the transparent pockets allow them to see everything in their collection.

    The organizer filled with socks, underwear, and bras
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99. Available in four colours.

    30. A set of pan tools that'll scrape hardened food off your cookware with ease, unlike your regular old sponges. They're tough on gunk, but they won't scratch your dishes.

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    "Some of my cooking pans are a little old and the non-stick coating is long gone. These scrapers make it infinitely easier to get food off, so I don't have to soak them in soapy water after every meal. I've used them on my dishes and clay baking pans, too, and they've never left a scratch." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    31. A pair of footwear deodorizers to keep your kicks from stinking up your entire home. They're packed with activated charcoal that prevents the buildup of harmful mould, mildew, bacteria, and fungi, so your feet will be healthier and happier, too.

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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $13+. Available in four styles.

    32. And finally, a pack of reusable faux leather cleaning pads that'll wipe away smudges and make your screens sparkle. The elastic strap on the back makes them easy to hold, so they're perfect for anyone who suffers from mobility issues.

    People wiping down their gadgets with the screen cleaners
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    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $15.99+. Available in three colour combos.

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